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Carnival Dream Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1934 reviews
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Rough start to a good cruise

Review for Carnival Dream to the Western Caribbean
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2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Mar 2017
Cabin: Balcony

This cruise got off to a rough start because of a difficult embarkation process and then rough seas for the first two days at sea. My wife and I both were ill. Now to the good. The balcony cabin was nice. Plenty of space and a nice sized bathroom. Overall the food was good ( especially liked Guy's Burgers). The stage shows were very good, especially impressive was the technical backgrounds and the performer interaction with the projected imagery. The seats in the theater get a bit uncomfortable after a time. The comedy shows were also good as well as various groups playing around the ship.. I particularly liked the violin trio. The public areas of the ship were nice kept very clean to the point that parts of the Lido deck were slippery from excessive mopping. There is too much space being occupied by photographers and photo displays. Everyone has a phone, Let us enjoy the cruise.without constant photo pestering. As far as getting of the ship Jamaica was disappointing, but the Caymans were beautiful and so was Cozumel. The tendering went smoothly in the Caymans and it is fun to glide over the turquoise crystal clear water. Finally the disembarkation featured too much waiting and long lines. Not sure of the problem there. All in all a good cruise.

Cabin Review


Cabin 8A

excellent space and service.

Port Reviews

New Orleans

Did not take an excursion, but the experience right off the ship was not pleasant.

Montego Bay

Did not take an excursion but experience right off the ship not pleasant.

Grand Cayman (Georgetown)

Good tendering, shopping area pleasant.


The area right off the ship was very nice, but seemed exclusive to Carnival.

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